March 2 Texas Independence Day

March 2, 1836 was on a Wednesday. At a small settlement on the banks of the Brazos River called Washington-on-the Brazos, delegates met to formally declare independence from Mexico for the new Republic of Texas. The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed by members of the Convention of 1836. At this time the Texians were

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My Passion

I absolutely LOVE to dance, which is truly a passionate hobby of mine that I stumbled upon later in life. It keeps you looking good, it’s a no sweat exercise program where you can also be stylish! Now that’s my type of workout! My dance skills include Detroit Ballroom, Houston Steppers, and Chicago Stepping. I’ve

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It’s Rodeo Time

When February rolls around in Texas, it means it is time for the largest livestock exhibitions and rodeo in the world, The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Started in 1932, the event had approximately 2,000 people attend. Today, the event is visited by over 2.6 million people. The 20 day event also includes a parade,

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Survey

Office Systems of Texas utilizes Best Practices of Business and sends out follow-up surveys when our technicians make an onsite service call. February 15 we received a response regarding our Senior Technician Bill and his call to service a Konica Minolta 4750 Printer/Copier/Scanner. To quote the customer: “It’s always a pleasure to see Bill. Came

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San Jacinto Fun Run

Saturday March 3, 2018 beginning at 7:30 am the San Jacinto Texas Independence 10K Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk and 1K Kids Walk will take place at the San Jacinto Battleground Historic Site. Office System of Texas is happy to be able to be one of the main sponsors of this fun raising event to

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Go Texan Day

Friday February 23, 2018 is officially “Go Texan Day” in Houston, Texas. It has been a Houston tradition since the 1950’s and everyone is encouraged to dress in western wear this Friday before the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins. This year Saturday falls on February 24 and the Rodeo Parade takes place in downtown

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Presidents’ Day

Today, Monday February 19 is President’s Day or “Washington’s Birthday”, originally the holiday honored President George Washington’s Birthday. As a federal holiday, the Post Office, Banks, Stock Market and most Federal offices are closed today. In Texas, State agencies are closed. George Washington was born February 22, 1732 in what is now Virginia. At the

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Vacationing Uncomfortably

Some people, especially those who have stressful jobs/lives, find ’emptiness’ a necessity. They go on vacation to “Vacate”, empty themselves of stress. Others, who engage more with life in all its forms, find that ’emptiness’ to be a great waste of time/life that could be better used. These souls find being trapped in an all-inclusive

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has announced that Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA, Inc. has partnered with the NKF Golf Classic to become the title sponsor of the prestigious 30+ event series culminating at the Pebble Beach Resorts – now named the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic. It is the Premiere Amateur Golf Event for

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Dogs are Family Too!

It was a (ruff) weekend for our fur babies.  One of my friends lost her elderly Golden Retriever this past Friday, then, my Golden got sick on Saturday.  We had to make an emergency visit to the Veterinarian.  Sunday, another friends Chihuahua got attacked by a dog and he lost his eye.  It is unbelievable

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